Our Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Program

The East Coast Panthers are committed to grooming the next generation of athletes through mastering fundamentals, discipline and sportsmanship. All of these values are reflected within our wildly successful AAU program.  Our well developed program coupled with years of experience and achievement make for a fantastic way to get your son or daughter to the next level.

Basketball Academy

Premier Athletic Club | 2127 Albany Post Road | Montrose, NY 10548

COST: $295

10:00AM – 11:15AM
January: 1/17,  1/24,  1/31
February: 2/7,  2/14,  2/21


Grades 4th – 12th
There will be numerous baskets that will allow you to stay with your age group and gender.

In-Season Shooting

10:00 – 11:15AM
• 75-minute shooting workouts
• 300 to 400 shots in every workout

Ball Handling & Passing

11:30 – 12:15PM
• 75 minute drills, skills, and
ball-handling workouts 

Professional Coaching and Competition

Our staff is comprised of experienced veteran coaches at every age group. Your child will receive high level instruction from coaches who have high school, collegiate  and professional experience. All high skill training will be directed by former NY State Coach of the Year, Lou DeMello. That very coaching is then brought into the game with 6 tournaments included in your package with the East Coast Panthers.


Included in our cost are 6 tournaments! Depending on the age and skill of the players, there may be overnight tournaments. Hall of Fame Classic, Gym Ratz, Spooky Nook in PA, and Zero Gravity Nationals are just some of the overnight tournaments that select East Coast Panthers teams attend annually.

Fully Insured

The East Coast Panthers is a legally registered LLC and is fully insured. You can ensure our organization handles any sort of incident in a professional manner and by following correct protocol.


Our program is priced at a rate of $1100, including the following:

  • Professional coaching at all levels, including high level skills training
  • 6 Tournaments*
  • Uniform & Practice Reversibles
  • 12-15 Private Practices
  • High Level Skills Training
  • Insurance

*The East Coast Panthers is NOT responsible for any travel-related costs associated with any tournament (local or overnight).

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